In April of 2022, Barbour County 4-H sponsored multiple events for sixth grade students to learn about water, conservation, and wildlife in the Lake Eufaula area. Events included:
- 4-H Science School Raptor Trek program, featuring two hawks and two owls.
- The importance of conservation and water quality as they relate to fish species with Dr. Rusty Wright of Auburn University.
- PH Testing and soil health with Dr. Eve Brantley, Extension Specialist and professor in the Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences department at Auburn University.
- Water Watch, lead by Dr. Mona Dominguez, focusing on water quality and testing.
- Sam Williams of the Eufaula High School Fishing Team, who spoke about the economic impact fishing and recreation has on the community, along with proper casting technique.
- Local Game Wardens and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency showed the students a live alligator and discussed the lifecycle of alligators, in addition to sharing some information on legal fishing standards.
- The Coast Guard brought their boat and buoys. The discussed possible career options with the guard.
- Barbour County 4-H and Barbour County Soil and Water Conservation District presented the enviro-scape, which is a 3-D model of a town that shows how pollution and runoff makes its way into our water systems.
- Hummingbird joined the Extension Office for Lake Enrichment Day and showed off some of their newest technology. They brought some of their GPS units and depth finders to show the students how technology is used in the fishing business.
The third annual Lake Enrichment Day was a huge success. Grant funds also supported drinking water for all attendees and the purchase of a water cycle model to be used in the classroom.